Detroit, MI’s BATTLECROSS has completed work on their second album for Metal Blade Records. The title, track-listing, as well as music and behind the scenes studio videos are being readied for public consumption. Until then, BATTLECROSS has shared a few photos from their time at Audiohammer Studios, as well as some thoughts on the recording process with famed producer Mark Lewis (The Black Dahlia Murder, Trivium, Whitechapel, DevilDriver).
EVILE have released another brand new track from their upcoming new album, SKULL, which is due to be released on May 27th in Europe via Earache Records, and on June 11th in the USA via Century Media/Earache Records.
BLACK STAR RIDERS, the new band featuring THIN LIZZY members Ricky Warwick, Damon Johnson, Scott Gorham and Marco Mendoza together with drummer Jimmy DeGrasso (Alice Cooper / Megadeth), announced ‘All Hell Breaks Loose’ as the title of their debut album on Nuclear Blast Entertainment
This November Keep of Kalessin heads out on yet another European tour, this time with Swedish melodic metal maestros Soilwork! Check out the tour dates below.
Irish thrashers Gama Bomb, who had their new album “The Terror Tapes” released through AFM on the 22nd of April, have just released a new video clip to go with European dates with Artillery taking place now…. UK shows are being confirmed as we speak.
TÝR, hailing all the way from the Faroe Islands, are currently recording their new album with producer Jacob Hansen (Volbeat, Aborted, Mercenary) at his studios in Denmark.
Chicago’s OCEANO have been confirmed for the first ever “Heavy MTL South of the Border” tour.
Shining release the new album “One One One” June 4th in the UK on Indie Recordings
France’s avantgarde black metal outfit GLORIOR BELLI has inked a worldwide record deal with Agonia Records. Band’s fifth full-length album, successor to “The Great Southern Darkness” from 2011, is set to be released in the fall of 2013.
In the light of the upcoming release of their much anticipated new album “Coal” on May 20th, 2013 in Europe and May 28th, 2013 in North America via InsideOutMusic, acclaimed Norwegian Progsters LEPROUS are now launching the album’s first video.
Death metal pioneers MASTER have inked a deal with German extreme music label FDA Rekotz for the band’s landmark 12th full-length album, which is scheduled for a late September release.
California based rockers FAITHSEDGE are currently recording their new album “The Answer Of Insanity“. The new FAITHSEDGE studio report takes you behind the scenes into the studio for the upcoming album slated for 2013.
Please welcome the latest highlight on TEEPEE RECORDS: Mixing the dusty, cinematic soundscapes of old spaghetti-western films with mind-expanding Psych Rock L.A.’s Spindrift makes music that sounds like what one would hear while tripping in the desert on a vision quest.
Stormbringer, featuring current and ex-members of Viking Skull, Deadeye, Nekkrosis, Zoot Allures, Narkan and The Calling, will be releasing their debut album ‘MMXIII’ on the 15th July with the single ‘Grinder’ launching on the 20th May.
West Midland new guns, Jet Pack, are set to make a hefty impression on the currently buoyant Brit-rock scene with their heartfelt brand of melody-drenched rock.
HEAVY MONEY is the brain-splatting new track from Wolverhampton powerhouse trio GOD DAMN. Following the recent success of previous single I’m a Lazer, You’re a Radar (loved by the likes of BBC Radio 1, NME and The Guardian), the band are ready to blow your hair back once again with this hard-hitting audio-visual combo.
Hailing from the shores of the Isle of Man, OUR FINAL HOUR draw from a glut of areas from the power of ‘Defeater’ to the ferocious energy of ‘Stick To Your Guns’ and ‘Pianos Become Teeth’. By harnessing these influences, yet unmistakably etching their own unique signature on their undertaking, the band have produced a sound that intelligently merges Hardcore, Metal, and Punk to powerful effect.
The ascending noisniks release their debut EP ‘The Moving House’ on Monday 24th June and the band have just released a brand new video for ‘Autumn Breeze’, check it out
SOULFLY are pleased to announce that they have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment, a new division of Nuclear Blast formed by Nuclear Blast owner Markus Staiger and former Roadrunner A&R chief Monte Conner. SOULFLY will enter the studio this month to begin recording their as-of-yet-untitled ninth studio album. The record will be produced by the world-renowned Terry Date, who is known for his work with such bands PANTERA, DEFTONES and SOUNDGARDEN among many others.
Metal Blade Records has teamed up with MERCYFUL FATE to launch new merchandise worldwide at location!
WHITE WIZZARD has launched a new track, “Kings Of The Highway”, taken from their upcoming third full-length album, THE DEVILS CUT.
On Monday 5th August, LINGUA MORTIS ORCHESTRA will release their brand new studio album, concisely entitled ‘LMO’.
Good things take a while… but the release date for MASTERPLAN’s new album „Novum Initium“ is now set for June 14th.
Finally German Heavy Metal masters U.D.O. present a first song/video from their upcoming new album „Steelhammer“, which will be released on May 24th (USA: May 21st).
The time has come to pick up the shields and sharpen the swords – the legions of the North have set sail to conquer! With their seventh album “Legions of the North”, the Swedes MANEGARM deliver a true masterpiece into the living room of Viking/Pagan Metal fans. Hymn-like melodies, folk instruments and raging Black Metal parts turn songs like “Hordes of Hel” or “Sons of War” into breathtaking monuments of heathen musical art.
A lot of bands have failed in the tricky undertaking to combine melancholy and heaviness, but not LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE, who pull it off on “Antiadore” without breaking a sweat. The band stayed true to their sombre roots on this album, but has elevated the characteristic sound to new heights.
When he left Black Sabbath in early 1982 to form his own band, the late, great Ronnie James Dio took powerhouse Sabbath drummer, Vinny Appice with him. Ronnie knew that he wanted a European flavour to balance-out the band, so he asked his former Rainbow bandmate and Scottish native, bassist Jimmy Bain, to join him.
Swedish black metal band SVARTSYN unveiled the second track off the upcoming full-length album entitled “Black Testament”.
From deep within the northern city of Parma, Italy, a sleeping monster is poised to awaken on 24th June 2013, when Damned Spring Fragrantia release their vociferous debut record ‘Divergences’ via Basick Records.
Steel City has uploaded the title-track from its debut album “Now It’s Time”, due to come out on May 28th via logic(il)logic Records.
Drum n Bass metallers COLLISIONS have released a high-octane video cover of Bjork’s classic ‘Army of Me’, check it out here:
The Finnish Metallers from Payload have just announced that they will celebrate their new release on Facebook with a full streaming of the entire album “Odyssey Dawn”.
Returning to the ring after a 10 year hiatus, legendary British Rap Metal band ONE MINUTE SILENCE will release their highly anticipated new EP “Fragmented Armageddon” on 17 June.
After much anticipation, JEX THOTH present their second full-length album: BLOOD MOON RISE. Heavy and thick in the spirit of Black Sabbath, brewed with the soul of Sabbath contemporaries like Amon Düül II, Pink Floyd, Heart and Blue Öyster Cult.
Badmotorfinger has uploaded one song from its debut album “It’s Not The End”, due to come out on May28th, 2013, via logic(il)logic Records.
Approximately one month before the release of their first full-length, REVELATION’S HAMMER launches a brand new ALBUM TRAILER
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EVILE have confirmed a mini UK tour for this September in support of the band’s upcoming new album, SKULL.
Napalm Records / Spinning Goblin Productions is extremely proud to announce the signing of England´s “Caveman Battle Doom” Band CONAN! CONAN´s unique style of Doom/Drone/Stoner Metal won over audiences at the Roadburn Festival 2012 consequently resulting in the release of the live album “Mount Wrath: Live at Roadburn 2012″.
OCEANO have posted a video update for fans from the studio, as they record their long-awaited new album, INCISIONS.
HUNTRESS are back with the follow up to their buzzworthy debut album “Spell Eater”, which was released in 2012. The album entitled “Starbound Beast” has been confirmed for release on July 1st in the UK via Napalm Records.
EVILE are due to premiere a brand new track tonight on the UK’s BBC Radio 1 Rock Show, hosted by DANIEL P. CARTER.
Enjoy the video for “Pandaemonium” and feel free to order “Okkult” and other items from ATROCITY at our webshop! Below, we´ve put together a small selection of ATROCITY highlights for you!
With their official video clip „March Of Conquest“, Celtic metallers SUIDAKRA deliver another teaser for their upcoming album „Eternal Defiance“, which will be released on May 24th.
RAVEN LORD’s bass player CRAIG GRUBER (DIO, RAINBOW, ELF, GARY MOORE) has announced to be endorsed by ESP Guitars.
Carlisle based rockers, The Sun Explodes, have announced that they will release their second studio album, ‘We Build Mountains’ on 22nd July 2013.
MAEGI’s debut album, “Skies Fall” hosts Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian), Chris Boltendahl (Grave Digger), Tim “Ripper” Owens (Judas Priest, Iced Earth, Yngwie Malmsteen, Dio Disciples), Zak Stevens (Savatage, Trans Siberian Orchestra, Circle II Circle) and Jerry Outlaw (Jon Oliva’s Pain) as guests.
Recently formed Heavy / Doom Metal band RELENTLESS will release their debut album “Souls of Charon” on Do Or Die Records in CD format, track listing can be viewed below. RELENTLESS entered Arcane Audio Studios (Chicago, Il.) to record “Souls of Charon” during the months of March and April of 2013. A mid May release is expected. A preview of the title track can be found here
Welsh five-piece, Continents, have joined the Transcend Music management roster.